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Welcome to Ashland ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ashland. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ashland to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ashland, please Contact Us.


Ashland would have been located within present day Providence County<2>.

The location of Ashland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ashland is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Ashland was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Ashland once stood is in the (401) area code.

Websites for Ashland ...

Junior League:   www.jlri.org/

Communities Also Named Ashland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 56 communities that are also named Ashland - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashland.

Communities near Ashland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashland.

  • Providence [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2018: 179,335 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Cranston [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cranston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cranston
    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2018: 81,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cranston
  • Warwick [Kent County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2018: 80,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawtucket have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
    • Estimated population in 2018: 71,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawtucket
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Providence [Providence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 47,476 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Providence
    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attleboro
      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 45,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attleboro
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 41,603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Cumberland [Providence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 34,977 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Coventry [Kent County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
      • Coventry [Kent County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 34,698 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
    • North Providence [Providence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ashland
      • Estimated population in 2018: 32,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashland. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashland. See our Newspapers Page for Ashland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Rhode Island

About Providence County

About Rhode Island

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Rhode Island: https://www.ri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ashland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of the state's counties, including Providence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7876, Longitude: -71.6006       In this case, the coordinates for Ashland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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